Ecology and Contemporary Nordic Cinemas: Dr Pietari Kaapa's new book

As part of my ongoing research interest in combining transnational cultural studies with ecocriticism, I recently published a new book, Ecology and Contemporary Nordic Cinemas with Bloomsbury Press. The book challenges the traditional socio-political rhetoric of national cinema by providing an ecocritical examination of Nordic Read More …

Ross Brannigan reviews Professor Richard Haynes inaugural lecture

If there was anything I would say to describe my initial feelings, as I took my seat in Professor Richard Haynes’ inaugural lecture, it would be surprise. This was the first lecture of its kind I had attended since starting university, and to see a Read More …

What's the Point of Feminist Media Studies? Review of Professor Karen Boyle's Inaugural Lecture

If the applause, cheers and whistles at the end of Professor Karen Boyle’s inaugural lecture were anything to go by, it’s fair to say that it went down a storm. Professor Boyle managed to do what is likely to be the biggest challenge when giving Read More …

Data journalism and statistics at Sheffield

When I decided to undertake a degree in Broadcast Journalism, it was partly because I was weary of numbers –I took three years of mathematics, physics, and chemistry during my time at High School– and yet there I was, attending a University of Sheffield seminar Read More …